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Split into 3 batches, the first lots in the auction will be loaded from 5pm on 19th May at 5 minute intervals with the second and third batches following on consecutive nights 20th & 21st.
All lots will then run for 10 days so there will plenty of opportunity to bid for different items.
There are over 160 lots available. Items range from countryside clothing, equipment and photography to fishing, stalking, and off road driving. Fine dining, pub food, holiday lets, spa treatments, paintings, books and food also prove extremely popular!
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The BDS is engaging in a new research project to perform DNA typing of deer found in Britain to establish the extent of their susceptibility to CWD. This will assist with “modelling” how CWD might develop in the UK should it ever arrive.
We need some fresh samples of certain species before August 2017.
The Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee has just published their Report on Deer Management in Scotland: Report to the Scottish Government from Scottish Natural Heritage 2016.
Among the twenty seven main points there is a range of opinions and acknowledgements, criticisms and recommendations
The Society will be holding its annual weekend meeting on 13/14 May 2017 at the five-star luxury spa and golf Celtic Manor Resort in South Wales, located in the beautiful Usk Valley within 2000 acres of parkland.
We have been given excellent accommodation rates at the resort including full English breakfast and we anticipate a really great weekend.
Saturday will revolve around a series of seminars on BDS work and a gourmet venison master class, and the AGM will take place on the Sunday.
The British Deer Society is very excited to be taking part in Walk 4 Wildlife, a major event that brings together wildlife charities around the country in an important fundraising effort. Schools across Britain are being invited to take part in an attempt to create the largest sponsored walk ever, while raising funds for their favourite animal charity.
The Home Office has published a consultation which seeks views on the implementation of new fees for firearms licences that are issued by the Home Office including fees for approval of shooting clubs.
Our new online training course booking system is now live on our website. It provides an easier way to book and pay for courses, and can be done online, at anytime to suit you!
To make a training course booking click here